Industries

Jun 14, 2019
BCBusiness Report Card: Surrey bounces back
Nathan Caddell

We’re sorry, Surrey. Well, maybe that wouldn’t really fit our style. Good for you, Surrey. That’s more appropriate, probably. After all, as far as we’re concerned, the city was able to recover from last week with a combination of hard work and...

Jun 13, 2019
10 Things You Didn't Know About... Lighthouse Labs CEO Jeremy Shaki
Felicity Stone

Jeremy Shaki has a BA in political science from Montreal’s Concordia University, but he doesn’t believe a degree is the route to success for everyone. Especially software developers. In 2013, the former Montrealer co-founded a coding bootcamp with tech-savvy pals Joshua Borts and Kurram Virani. Vancouver-headquartered Lighthouse Labs trains developers in...

Jun 12, 2019
Go Figure: Will it be another record-breaking year for tourism in B.C.?
Melissa Edwards

Visitors from abroad to B.C. in 2018: Non-U.S. international tourists: Total revenue from B.C. tourism in 2017: Provincial tax revenue from B.C. tourism in 2017: 10-year growth: Tourism businesses operating in B.C. in 2017: Tourism industry jobs: Job openings expected by 2028: Indigenous tourism businesses in B.C.: Visitor nights...

Jun 12, 2019
The highest- and lowest-priced homes sold in B.C.: June 2 to 8
By the Editors

Victoria was the real estate hot spot last week. The most expensive home sold in B.C. was in Uplands—and it went for slightly above the asking price of $4.45 million. Thanks to its proximity to the University of Victoria, Uplands...

Jun 12, 2019
Opinion: Women's rights offer best solution to world's woes
David Suzuki

What’s the top solution for resolving the human-caused climate crisis? According to Paul Hawken, it’s educating girls and improving family planning. Hawken is the author of Drawdown: The Most Comprehensive Plan Ever Proposed to Reverse Global Warming. “Drawdown” is “the point at which levels of greenhouse gases in the atmosphere stop...

Jun 11, 2019
5 most popular biz books from the week of June 3 to 9
Munro’s Books

Bestselling business titles provided by Munro’s Books, 1108 Government Street, Victoria, B.C.

Jun 10, 2019
On Trend: Three local axe-throwing outfits carving out a niche
Felicity Stone

June 13 is International Axe Throwing Day. Wielding the chopping tool goes way back, but flinging one at a wooden target seems to have got off the ground in 2006 with the Backyard Axe Throwing League in Toronto. The sport...

Jun 7, 2019
BCBusiness Report Card: Surrey, you can't be serious
Nathan Caddell

Oh hey, we’re back. You didn’t think you could get away with not being judged for a week, did you? As we seek to subjectively (and accurately) grade the happenings of the week that was, please keep in mind that things...

Jun 7, 2019
Property Watch: How government intervention is affecting the market
Steve Saretsky

It’s been more than a year since the B.C. government introduced a spate of policies aimed at cooling the provincial housing market, among them an increase to the foreign buyer’s tax and a speculation and vacancy tax. These changes, combined with a nationwide mortgage stress test and strict Chinese capital...

Jun 6, 2019
10 Things You Didn’t Know About... Bard on the Beach founding artistic director Christopher Gaze
Felicity Stone

Gaze trained at the Bristol Old Vic Theatre School in his native England and immigrated to Canada in 1975. When he’s not acting and directing at Bard, he performs on radio, TV and film, and does voiceovers for animation.

Copyright © Canada Wide Media Limited. All Rights Reserved
230, 4321 Still Creek Drive Burnaby, B.C. V5C 6S7, 604-299-7311
Use of this site constitutes acceptance of our Terms of Use & Privacy Policy